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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Utilise layouts signs and signal communications in the transport industry effectively 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110079  Utilise layouts signs and signal communications in the transport industry effectively 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-01-23  2008-02-06  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-02-06   2012-02-06  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
252255  Utilise layout signs and signal communications in the transport industry  Level 1  NQF Level 01   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A learner credited with this unit standard will be able to identify, interpret and utilise the appropriate signs, symbols and signals within a specific sector in the transport industry. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
ABET 3 literacy and numeracy 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The scope of this Unit Standard is for any person working in a transport environment where knowledge, understanding and utilisation of signals, signs and diagrammatical layouts are critical for safe operations.

The context of this Unit Standard refers to the specific sector within transport and the physical work environment.

The level assigned to this Unit Standard is appropriate because a narrow range of knowledge and cognitive skills is applied. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Read, Interpret and react to signs and symbols in the work environment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The requirement for clearly understood signs and symbols in the work environment can be explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Legislation and company requirements
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Signs and symbols are read with accuracy. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Signs and symbols are interpreted correctly within context. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Signs and symbols are adhered to. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Use recognised signals to communicate in the workplace. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The requirement for recognised signals in the work environment can be explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Appropriate signals and correct application are known, can be demonstrated and explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Appropriate signals are utilised for given context. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Signals are adhered to timeously. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Read and interpret diagrammatical work environment layouts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The requirement for diagrammatical work environment layouts can be explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The diagrammatical layout can be located in the work environment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Symbols depicting location of specific areas can be identified with understanding. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Specific locations depicted on diagrammatical layouts can be identified and interpreted accurately. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
Example: evacuation routes, placement of freight, parking bays 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
1. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the Transport SETA and/or relevant ETQA.

2. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.

3. Moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in both individual unit standards as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
The learners` can understand and explain :

1. Applicable legislation and regulations with regard to diagrammatical layouts, signals, symbols and signs (e.g. OSH Act).
2. SABS codes for diagrammatical layouts. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Working effectively with others by having the ability to utilise diagrammatical layouts, signs, signals and symbols in the accepted and appropriate manner. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organising and managing oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively by adhering to and utilising signals, signs and symbols in the work environment. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collecting, analysing, organising and evaluating information with regard to diagrammatical layouts, signals, signs and symbols in the work environment. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicating effectively using recognised visual visual information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
The world as a set of related systems by recognising the role of diagrammatical layouts, signals, signs and symbols in the work environment. 

UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
Conducting assessments

1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA and be familiar with the full text and subject matter content of the Unit Standard being assessed.

2. The assessor must ensure that the assessment covers the specific outcomes, critical cross-field outcomes and essential embedded knowledge. 

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252255, which is "Utilise layout signs and signal communications in the transport industry", Level 1, 4 credits.
  • Signs and symbols are applicable to specific contexts e.g. safety signs, dangerous goods symbols, road signs.
  • Signals - hand signals, whistles, warning lights, warning sounds.

    This standard is intended as an elective where it becomes mode specific.


    Methods and tools of assessment:

    The following methods of assessment have been identified as the preferred measurement and assessment of learner competence in the above-mentioned Performance Assessment Criteria

    1. Written tests/ case studies/ projects
    2. Role-play
    3. Structured classroom discussions
    4. Portfolio of evidence

    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment (For example, the written method could be used to assess knowledge or on-job demonstration for practical competence). The assessment must integrate a number of different methods (no less than three of those detailed above) in order to give the assessor reliable and valid proof of competence and evidence of required attitudes

    The following tools may be used to supplement the above minimum assessment methods:

    Valid, reliable and authentic evidence (presented as a portfolio of evidence) from past achievements and experience may serve to supplement the assessment of applied competence. The portfolio should include inter alia:

    1. Written statements from persons (e.g. current and/or previous employer, colleague, peer, manager, external customers) confirming competence of the learner
    2. Relevant certificates or awards
    3. Previous assessment records
    4. Journals/logbook 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  35953   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Africa Training Centre 
    2. Dionysus Skills Development Initiative 
    3. Ikaheng HR Services Pty Ltd 
    4. Learncorp 
    5. Makwedeng Training 
    6. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    7. Primeserv Corporate Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Skills For Life 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.